Skip to main content

About your Search

20110701
20110731
SHOW
( more )
STATION
CNNW 234
CNN 215
WRC (NBC) 124
WBAL (NBC) 118
KGO (ABC) 106
WJLA (ABC) 106
KQED (PBS) 105
WUSA (CBS) 98
KPIX (CBS) 96
KNTV (NBC) 84
WTTG (FOX) 84
( more )
SPONSOR
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 3,064 (some duplicates have been removed)
ABC
Jul 24, 2011 11:35pm EDT
government's debt limit. a late afternoon conference call john boehner told republicans that president obama is not serious about making a deal. >> after making a final push for a large-scale deal it now appears house speaker john boehner wants something smaller. abc news has learned that boehner told his fellow republicans on a sunday news conference call that president obama is not serious. in a television interview boehner said the president is not ready to make a deal. >> i know the president is worried about his next election but shouldn't we be worried about the country? >> the speaker wanted the outlines of a plan before 4:00 p.m. to send a positive message to the asian markets. the deadline still looms. >> there's no alternative. failure is not an option. >> the speaker says he was ready to make a deal last week but the president's demand broke off talks. the white house says there was never an agreement. >> negotiations are not over until they are actually over and people sign the document, a piece of paper. the president and the speaker were extremely close. >> congress spent
MSNBC
Jul 14, 2011 4:00am EDT
and the bill is not passed. >> boehnor, john boehner, another own goal. again, again he does this. last night, house republicans brought their own bill to the floor for a vote only to see it defeated by themselves. it was a bill to eliminate energy efficiency regulations for light bulbs, and it lost. that's not how it's supposed to work when you're the majority party in the house and the minority party has almost no power. you control the floor, you control what gets voted on, when it gets voted on. your own party's stuff you are supposed to be able to pass, and if you can't pass something, you don't bring it up. why would you? but with john boehner in charge in the house of representatives, the republicans keep kicking the ball into their own net over and over and over again. back in february in a span of 24 hours, speaker boehnor brought a republican u.s. out of the u.n.-type bill on to the house floor. it was defeated. he brought a patriot act extension to the house floor, it was defeated. then he was forced to pull a trade bill because it was going to be defeated. last month,
CBS
Jul 10, 2011 11:30am EDT
more whistling past the graveyard. >> ohio republican congressman and speaker john boehner presides over the largest republican majority in more than 60 years, 240 republicans, 192 democrats, in the house of representatives. this means that for president obama to push through any of his legislation, he must have the support of speaker boehner. recently, speaker boehner played that critical role when he gained house republican support for the current 2011 federal budget. that governors u.s. spending for fiscal year october 1 of last year, 2010, through september 30 of this year, 2011. this budget averted a shutdown of the federal government. the successful passage of the fy2011 budget was a major feather they're in the boehner cap. >> i'm pleased that senator reid and i and the white house have been able to come to an agreement that will in fact cut government open. >> question, the last time the republicans took over the house was in 1994, 17 years ago, when bill clinton was president. if you compare house speaker john boehner to then former house speaker newt gingrich, how well is
MSNBC
Jul 29, 2011 10:00am EDT
? >> reporter: as we speak now, chris, speaker john boehner and the rest of the gop leadership are meeting with the house republican conference over in the basement of the capitol, expected to be a very spirited meeting. the last three have been, trying to rally support, trying to garner support for this bill. obviously there wasn't enough of it last night, but from a gop aides that i've spoken to over the last few hours, we really expect this to be the full-on press thing, if we cannot pass this bill out of the united states house of representatives with only republican support, we lose all our leverage. we have no seat at the bargaining table, and as you saw over the united states senate today, harry reid now moving filing cloture on his plan. and the challenge that john boehner has nowkjiçØ6p can he convince the tea-party backed republicans, the freshmen guys, the guys who have been around a long time, the ideological conservatives, can he convince them for the good of the republican party they need to support him on this debt limit bill? it remains an open question. now, the
ABC
Jul 28, 2011 11:00pm EDT
learned that the house will not vote on john boehner's plan. democratic leadership has said that the pill -- the bill had no chance of passing their. as we inch closer to the august 2 deadline. we are live with every development of the dead showdown. >> a lot of dramatic twists and turns. we thought we respond to have a vote earlier this evening. then it was delayed for hours by john boehner. he simply did not have enough votes. late tonight word that we would not have a vote until tomorrow. at this hour, right now the house rules committee is trying to tweak this plant so that is palatable for a vote tomorrow. john boehner faced political mutiny late thursday night while rallying support for his debt ceiling bill. but the bill is not perfect. i never said it was a perfect bill. >> he postponed the vote for hours because he did not have enough votes from his own party. it raises the debt ceiling for 2020 -- for 2012. that short-term approach is a sticking point for democrats. he wonders why there has been so much trauma of rape debt plan that is dead on arrival. >> as soon as the hou
CW
Jul 29, 2011 10:00pm CDT
sign of that john boehner then john took the floor before the house vote this afternoon. >> stuck my neck out a mile to try to get an agreement with the president of the united states the house has acted it is time for the administration at the time for our colleagues across the aisle put something on the table. tell us where you are. >> a fiery speech moments before getting the john boehner bill passed in the house >> reputation positioned on the line got his plan pushed through >> victory for the moment but a few hours later as expected >> 59-41 >> a note in the senate on the bill john boehner and click the add $900 billion dollar short term increase and a balanced budget amendment before raising the debt that a second time close to the 2012 elections that and the democrats plan in the senate, political analyst paul lisneck believes there may be some real negotiating going on this weekend. >> the sticking point not the amount of cuts but wether or not this is going to be a long term raise of the ceiling >> senate majority leader john harry reid accused republicans of stall tactics
CBS
Jul 27, 2011 4:00am PDT
>>> >>> miscalculation, house speaker john boehner facing a republican revolt, after his debt ceiling plan comes up short. >>> border incursion, tense moments as dozens of mexican soldiers cross over into texas. >>> and deadly landslides. at least 17 people are killed after torrential rains pound south korea. captioning funded by cbs >> good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >> it is back to the drawing board for speaker of the house john boehner. the debt debate has boehner not only knocking heads with the white house but with members of his own party and now he's been forced to put off a vote on a plan to raise the debt limit. danielle knottingham is in washington with details. danielle, what is this all about? >> reporter: we're starting over again. right now everyone is upset with john boehner. they say the cuts in his package for raising the debt limit are not as advertised so he's getting heat from conservatives on capitol hill. democrats are declaring his legislation won't get through the senate, so house speaker john boehner is starting from
PBS
Jul 17, 2011 3:00pm PDT
the speaker of the house and these negotiations, so john boehner felt compelled to go before the cameras to declare that they are in the foxhole together. >> harry reid is an objective observer. this is a joke. if anybody at the childishly in the meeting, i would say it is the person who stood up, said enough is enough, walked out of the meeting, who happen to be the man of olympian detachment. cantor is representing the part of the republican caucus, which is much more set against raising the debt limit unless it's commensurate spending cuts. the president obviously is not moving on this. he talks a good game. prepared to do entitlements, ready to do entitlements. not once has he ever enunciated in public other than all these leaks, which i do not trust for half a second, one structural change in entitlements. without that, everybody over the age of nine knows we will not get a handle on the debt. so let's hear him say in public once. >> why is it that when he offered the big deal, the $4 trillion deal -- >> the grand bargain. >> the grand bargain, republicans backed away from i
ABC
Jul 28, 2011 6:00am EDT
godfrey is live in the newsroom. >>> the house is set to vote on this new plan from john boehner today. he is hoping some last-minute rewrites and harsh words will get his own party on board. he is sending a clear message to fellow republicans telling them i cannot do this unless you are behind me. the message has gotten some on board. >> i am a conservative. as i said, i will support this. >> i have moved from no to undecided, 2 yes. >> the vote is scheduled later today. >> it is unfair and bizarro and maybe some people have only been in the body for six or seven months really believe that. others know better. >> the white house has threatened to veto the revised proposal that would raise the debt ceiling in two phases and could cut $900 billion in spending. president obama is favoring the bill crafted by harry reid weaving its way through the senate where it is being warned that that some -- john boehner bill will be dead on arrival. >> even if this baker can beg borrow and speak -- and steal the votes the bill remains a non-starter in the senate and the president will never sign it. the
MSNBC
Jul 29, 2011 10:00am PDT
would have been the day that john boehner and the republicans said, okay, we'll meet you a few inches towards your direction. instead they have made another quantum leap in the opposite direction. i hope that good sense prevails and that they don't odo the political thing, but the right thing by the american people. >> thanks so much. at this point the debate has dragged on for so long that a downgrade of the u.s. credit rating is a real possibility regardless of what happens in congress this week. jim kramer is host of cnbc's "mad money." jim, first of all, you've got treasury bills coming due next week, tuesday, wednesday. the debt, the gdp numbers today really abysmal. what is your perspective? what the wall street saying today? >> we distill it so everybody at home gets it. there are three possibilities. there's a deal not a great deal, that is the one that produces a ratings downgrade. interest rates do go up as the congress has said. will is the possibility of a good deal, that's the $4 trillion blockbuster. all things are forgiven for the moment. we have we have to focus
CNN
Jul 27, 2011 5:00pm PDT
republican caucus meeting speaker of the house john boehner told everyone in his party, and i quote, "get your ass in line." and listen to senator john mccain. >> what is really amazing about this is that some members are believing that we can pass a balanced budget amendment to the constitution in this body with its present reputation, and that is foolish. that is worse than foolish. that is not fair. that is not fair to the american people. to hold out and say we won't agree to raising the debt limit until we pass a balanced budget amendment to the constitution. it's unfair. it's bizarro. and maybe some people who have only been in this body for six or seven months or so really believe that. others know better. >> the ground is still shaking in d.c. over this tonight, with no doubt many late-night phone calls going under way right now. we'll cover all of the angles, and here are some of the other stories we will dig into as well. the end of al qaeda? some say bin laden's death has the terrorists on the ropes. but other security experts have their doubts. remember the last time we
MSNBC
Jul 28, 2011 10:00am PDT
critical difference which is under john boehner's plan, we would be right back in this mess right at the holiday season, having this same debate, creating uncertainty in the economy at one of the most critical times for the economy, the holiday season. we don't want to do that. that's the wrong thing to do. that's not just the president's opinion. that's just not the opinion of independent financial analysts. that was actually john boehner's opinion and eric cantor's opinion just a few weeks ago when they were making the same case the president is making. >> true enough, but there is plenty of precedent for short-term debt ceiling limits being raised. aside from ruining all of our holidays, what's the damage in revisiting this six months from now? is the president really, when it comes down to it after the warning from all the big bankers, is he going to veto a short-term increase? >> there are two points. first is we are in a completely different situation now than we have ever been. there have been lots of short-term increases in the past but they were always done in a place where
PBS
Jul 30, 2011 2:00am PDT
. after spurning speaker john boehner's plan yesterday, the house today came up with another approach. which finally passed, but is certain to die in the senate. >> i stuck my neck out a mile to -- i put revenues on the table in order to try to come to an agreement to avert us being where we are. this house has acted and it is time for the administration and time for our colleagues across the aisle, put something on the table! tell us where you are! gwen: is all this stubborn politics or a divergence in philosophy or both? >> republicans have been doing the hard work of governing this week. >> the house continues to waste time. the senate cannot afford to wait on the house any longer. speaker boehner should just give it up. >> there are a lot of crises in the world that we can't always predict or avoid -- hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, terrorist attacks. this isn't one of those crises. the power to solve this is in our hands. gwen: majorities on both sides says the debt ceiling has to be raised to avoid a fiscal catastrophe. but let's start with this question -- what happens if i
PBS
Jul 16, 2011 2:00am PDT
can fix this thing probably for a decade or more. gwen: but speaker john boehner who only last week seemed close to striking his own deal with the president said today the white house is not being serious. >> listen, we're in the fourth quarter here. time and again republicans have offered serious proposals to cut spending and address these issues and i think it's time for the democrats to get serious as well. gwen: how did we come to this path, john? >> it's a sign of how far apart they are that you're using metaphors. here's how we got here. i'll do just the recent history. a week ago we thought we were in a pretty good place. speaker boehner and the president were in a room together, maybe working out a deal together. it was the big deal, approaching 4 trillion and the president was promising he would cut even some things that democrats love, social security and medicare and entitle." . and john boehner was saying we might be able to work out the tax part. the white house said that boehner couldn't sell that to his own side. house republicans say the president backed off of entit
WETA
Jul 30, 2011 6:30pm EDT
. after spurning speaker john boehner's plan yesterday, the house today came up with another approach. which finally passed, but is certain to die in the senate. >> i stuck my neck out a mile to -- i put revenues on the table in order to try to come to an agreement to avert us being where we are. this house has acted and it is time for the administration and time for our colleagues across the aisle, put something on the table! tell us where you are! gwen: is all this stubborn politics or a divergence in philosophy or both? >> republicans have been doing the hard work of governing this week. >> the house continues to waste time. the senate cannot afford to wait on the house any longer. speaker boehner should just give it up. >> there are a lot of crises in the world that we can't always predict or avoid -- hurricanes, earthquakes, tornadoes, terrorist attacks. this isn't one of those crises. the power to solve this is in our hands. gwen: majorities on both sides says the debt ceiling has to be raised to avoid a fiscal catastrophe. but let's start with this question -- what happens if i
CSPAN
Jul 10, 2011 6:00pm EDT
-- speaker john boehner and leader eric cantor have been very clear about not raising taxes. >> are they selling a plan that includes elements that people might not like? many folks were disappointed with the outcome. >> this is a much bigger issue for the country. frankly, members understand that politically speaking, this is a bigger issue as well. we have been very encouraged by what both speaker john boehner and leader eric cantor have been saying regarding the tax issue. speaker john boehner gave a speech eight weeks ago now from wall street where he talked about having big cuts as to move forward. the cut park and the cap part is good. as i have indicated, to support this issue, the fundamental game changer is the balanced budget. i think it is important that speaker john boehner and majority leader eric cantor can talk about the changes. >> is there any where you were willing to compromise? >> we are on the side of the american people. if you ask the american people if we should cut spending, many people would say yes. does it make sense to cap spending? historically, this nation
CNN
Jul 25, 2011 8:00pm EDT
awaiting the president of the united states and the republican house speaker, john boehner. back to back remarks to the american people and to the world. this is truly an extraordinary evening here in the nation's capital. just to underline the peril facing the united states economy, and the american people, democratic officials familiar with the president's speech expect him to say the country right now is, quote, in imminent threat of default. with only about one week left for democrats and republicans to agree on a deal to raise the debt ceiling. in a speech earlier today, the president alluded to the bitter political grid lock between both sides. >> are we a nation that asks only the middle class and the poor to bear the burden? after they've seen their jobs disappear and their incomes decline over a decade? are we a people who break the promises we've made to seniors or the disabled and leave them to fend for themselves? that's not who we are. we are better than that. we're a people who look out for one another. we're a people who believe in shared sacrifice. because we know that we
MSNBC
Jul 25, 2011 8:00pm EDT
competing plans. >> john boehner drawing up a house plan. >> let's do it again in april. that's basically the plan. >> i don't understand the politics of it. >> we've known if we got this close, things would start to get bad. >> the threat of default is taking its toll on the markets. >> i'm brian sullivan with your cnbc market wrap, here's a look at how stocks are doing today, they are not doing well. dow down 83, s&p down 7, whether or not d.c. will be able to make a deal, a lot of nervousness in the market right now. >> and now we are this close. >> the tea party has republican leaders trapped. >> this is a self-inflicted wound. >> no side gets all that they want. >> we're not crazy. >> right-wing nutters in the american congress. >> difficult caucus. >> john boehner, the speaker, was reduced in some ways to being a reluctant ventriloquist for the tea party. >> how can the president negotiate with a party that keeps walking away? >> we've watched our leadership in washington behave like children. >> we want reason-based ç politics. the president has cancelled several upcomi
CNN
Jul 25, 2011 9:00pm PDT
the republican speaker of the house, john boehner, was working on with me over the last several weeks. the only reason this balanced approach isn't on its way to becoming law right now is because a significant number of republicans in congress are insisting on a different approach. a cuts only approach. an approach that doesn't ask the wealthiest americans or biggest corporations to contribute anything at all and because nothing is asked of those at the top of the income scale such an approach would close the deficit only with more severe cuts to programs we all care about. cuts that place a greater burden on working families. so the debate right now isn't about whether we need to make tough choices. democrats and republicans agree on the amount of deficit reduction we need. the debate is about how it should be done. most americans, regardless of political party, don't understand how we can ask a senior citizen to pay more for her medicare before we ask a corporate jet owner or the oil companies to ghif up tax breaks that other companies don't get? how can we ask a student to pa
MSNBC
Jul 27, 2011 1:00pm EDT
caucus opposing any compromise and the congressional budget office now downgrading john boehner's revenue projections. where does the president factor in as time runs out? joining us from the white house gene spurling. gene, what happens next? now we know that both the harry reid plan and john boehner's plan have been downgraded, if you will by the congressional budget office. neither would produce the amount of money expected. will the president at this point sign a short-term deal if a 30-day emergency extension, whatever, just to keep things going while these issues are resolved? >> you know, andrea, the real issue is not the congressional budget office scoring of either plan or even the vote count on either plan. the real issue is we're at stalemate. we've got two plans that have almost no prospect of passing both houses. so for all the discussions about what might hypothetically come to the president's desk, the real focus should be on that we're at stalemate, we need to find the type of compromise that the president's talked about. we need something that has a down payment on defici
MSNBC
Jul 29, 2011 8:00pm EDT
exhausted, the public is fed up. >> the bickering capitol of the world. >> john boehner has gone from the number one most important person to certainly not the number one important person. >> tea party republicans have not moved one inch closer to reality. >> do they have any idea what they are doing? >> i'd like to see us go home for the month of august. >> if we get no deal default, it will be chaos. >> time is running out. >> clock is ticking. >> dow down triple digits. >> i'm not moved by this. >> when people start to freak out, gold is where they run. >> people are losing so much money. >> these are the people we've sent there. we're getting what we pay for. >> "new york daily news" with the headline "grow up." >> democrats trying to find ways around the tea party. >> president saying today he wants a way around the republicans. >> we have these people on and they sound so high and mighty. do they have any idea what they are doing? no, they have no idea. no one. this is the destruction of wealth in this country. people care about that. they care about that a lot, because it's wha
MSNBC
Jul 14, 2011 8:00pm EDT
. >> cantor, who caused trouble for john boehner, led a rebellion against john boehner, when the speaker returned from the negotiations with the white house over the july 4 weekend with a package of tax revenue increases that boehner was willing to consider. today, cantor desperately tried to tie himself to boehner in an attempt to restore some shred of credibility. >> the speaker and i have consistently been on the same page. and leader reid is i imagine frustrated as we all are, and the fact is we are going to abide by our principles. and that's how it is. and i'm sure the speaker joins me in that. >> so what does boehner do when the guy who tried to stab him in the back reaches out for his help? boehner did what all smart politicians do. you especially do it with a colleague who has tried to stab you in the back in the past. boehner publicly stepped up. >> that's how it is. i'm sure the speaker joins me in that. >> let me just say we have been in this fight together. and any suggestion that the role that eric has played in this meeting has been anything but helpful is just wrong. list
Search Results 0 to 49 of about 3,064 (some duplicates have been removed)